Category: <span>Social Justice</span>

We Know Racism and Recessions Go Together. Australia Must Prepare to Stop a Racism Spike Here

We Know Racism and Recessions Go Together. Australia Must Prepare to Stop a Racism Spike Here

Generally in Australia, we all get along pretty well and feel good about our society. Studies show we have a strong “social cohesion index,” which has remained relatively stable for the past seven years. But we cannot take this for granted, especially if the coronavirus pandemic also leads to a recession. In the context of...

Amsterdam’s Pandemic Recovery Plan Embraces Doughnut Economics and the Circular Economy

Amsterdam’s Pandemic Recovery Plan Embraces Doughnut Economics and the Circular Economy

According to the United Nations, the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to cost the world an alarming US$1 trillion this year and there is little evidence to the contrary. Lockdowns and various other policies currently being used across the globe to fight and curb the spread of the virus have directly resulted in near-total halt in...

Re-Opening Commerce Prematurely is an Act of Class Warfare

Re-Opening Commerce Prematurely is an Act of Class Warfare

There have been protests across the United States demanding that states “re-open” their non-essential businesses as part of a concerted, conservative push to re-open the American economy. While it’s true that millions are suffering economically and emotionally as we shelter in place, this push brings forth a terrifying, eugenics-laden question of “when is it safe...

Can Developing Countries in Africa Really Afford Pandemic Lockdowns?

Can Developing Countries in Africa Really Afford Pandemic Lockdowns?

ABUJA, Nigeria: When the coronavirus pandemic hit the world, it’s fair to say, most nations weren’t prepared. Regardless of this though, with typical human fortitude and panache, we have watched as countries across the globe set about fighting the biggest threat mankind has faced in modern times. Since there is no proven strategy or vaccine...

Pragmatism in the Age of Sustainability

Pragmatism in the Age of Sustainability

Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, I’ve been thinking a lot about what a post-pandemic world could look like and while I’m an optimist at heart; I’m still yet to be convinced that human civilisation has evolved to the point of creating a...

The Kind of World I Want to Live in Post-Pandemic

The Kind of World I Want to Live in Post-Pandemic

Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, People have long associated success with being in demand (“Oh I’m so busy, did you see all the comments on my feed? Did you see how many views my latest YouTube video got?” LOL!), having lots of money (or at least...